Close

Are you in compliance?

Don't miss out! Sign up today for our weekly newsletters and stay abreast of important GRC-related information and news.

×

Status message

Start your free, no obligation 5-day trial to continue exploring with full access.

OCC highlights key risks for the federal banking system

Joe Mont | June 4, 2018

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has released its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Spring 2018. Key themes include: credit, operational, compliance, and interest-rate risks for the federal banking system.

The OCC’s risk assessment is published twice a year. The current edition spotlights the risks posed by rising interest rates. The good news, according to the report, is that “the condition of the federal banking system is strong.”

“The financial performance of banks making up the federal banking system improved in 2017 compared with 2016,” the report says. “That improvement continued into early 2018. The economic environment through the end of the first quarter of 2018 continued to support loan growth and bank profitability. Asset quality, as measured by traditional metrics such as...

Read this single article for $49, or click the subscribe button below to review subscription options.

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of articles, browse five years of digital magazines, qualify for reduced admission to events, and more.